9780312243029

The Hours

ISBN 10: 0312243022 / 0-312-24302-2
ISBN 13: 9780312243029
Publisher: Picador USA
Publication Date: 2000
Binding: Softcover
Editorial Reviews:
Synopsis:
"The Hours" is the Story of Three Women: Clarissa Vaughan, a beloved friend of an ailing poet, who one fine New York morning goes about planning a party in his honor; Laura Brown, who in a 1950s Los Angeles suburb slowly begins to feel the constraints of a perfect family and home; and Virginia Woolf, who is recuperating with her husband in a London suburb, and beginning to write Mrs. Dalloway. By the end of the novel, the stories intertwine in remarkable ways, and finally come together in an act of subtle and haunting grace.

Review:
"[F]or all its artificiality, it turns into an extremely moving, original and memorable novel."

Hermione Lee, Times Literary Supplement, 01/08/1999

Review:
"[T]he overall impression is that of a delicate, triumphant glance, an acknowledgment of Woolf that takes her into Cunningham's own territory, a place of late-century danger but also of treasurable hours."

Michael Wood, New York Times Book Review, 11/22/1998

 
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Book Description: St Martin s Press, United States, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 210 x 140 mm. Brand New Book. A daring, deeply affecting third novel by the author of A Home at the End of the World and Flesh and Blood. In The Hours, Michael Cunningham, widely praised as one of the most gifted writers of his generation, draws inventively on the life and work of Virginia Woolf to tell the story of a group of contemporary characters struggling with the conflicting claims of love and inheritance, hope and despair. The narrative of Woolf s last days before her suicide early in World War II counterpoints the fictional stories of Samuel, a famous poet whose life has been shadowed by his talented and troubled mother, and his lifelong friend Clarissa, who strives to forge a balanced and rewarding life in spite of the demands of friends, lovers, and family. Passionate, profound, and deeply moving, this is Cunningham s most remarkable achievement to date. Bookseller Inventory # ABZ9780312243029

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